Our Opportunities

Welcome to the Oakton Community College Scholarship Application.

Below is a list of scholarships available to students with a brief description about the scholarship qualifications. To apply for any of the scholarships, you need to have an application for admission on file at Oakton.

You must first sign in with your myOakton user name and password. You will then need to complete the general application. After the general application is completed, please review the additional scholarship opportunities.

All awards are based on the availability of funds. Some scholarships provide partial funding for tuition and fees; others provide for additional expenses. Scholarships will be awarded for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters.

Please note the different deadline dates for the scholarships.

Opportunities Table
Award Name Actions
varies Dedicated to D219 Students
Sponsor: The Education Foundation Supporting the Students of Niles Township. Awarded to a high school senior who will be graduating from either...
Sponsor: The Education Foundation Supporting the Students of Niles...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Honors Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College The Honors Scholarship is available for students who enroll at Oakton Community College in the fall semester...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College The Honors Scholarship is available...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Niles Township Government Scholarship
Sponsor: Niles Township Government. Awarded to District 219 High School students or Evanston Township High School students living in the Niles...
Sponsor: Niles Township Government. Awarded to District 219 High School...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Oakton Community College Academic Merit Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College The Academic Merit Scholarship is available to students who enroll at Oakton Community College immediately...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College The Academic Merit Scholarship is...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Oakton Educational Foundation High School Senior Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Awarded to an in-district high school senior who will be attending Oakton in the fall of...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Awarded to an...
  • Deadline: 03/01/2021
  • Award: varies
Deadline03/01/2021
varies Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Program Scholarship
Sponsor: Chad Ganger. Student enrolled in the air conditioning, heating, and refrigeration program must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours,...
Sponsor: Chad Ganger. Student enrolled in the air conditioning,...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Alumni Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Alumni Association. Student must enroll in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, community service considered, and...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Alumni Association. Student must...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies American Association for Women in Community Colleges, Oakton Chapter Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Chapter AAWCC. Student must identify as women, must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, pursuing an associate’s degree or...
Sponsor: Oakton Chapter AAWCC. Student must identify as women, must be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies American Association of University Women Glenview Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of University Women Glenview Branch. Returning student enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: American Association of University Women Glenview Branch. ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies American Legion Auxiliary Nurses Scholarship
Sponsor: Skokie Post No. 320 and Auxiliary, American Legion. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, U.S. citizen, 3.0 GPA,...
Sponsor: Skokie Post No. 320 and Auxiliary, American Legion. Nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
Varies Amy Blumenthal Scholarship for ESL Students
Sponsor: Amy Blumenthal. Student enrolled in EGL 076 and is persisting at Oakton. Student must have the recommendation of the EGL 076 instructor....
Sponsor: Amy Blumenthal. Student enrolled in EGL 076 and is persisting...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: Varies
varies Anne and Mead Montgomery Achievement Scholarship
Sponsors: Anne and Mead Montgomery Family Foundation. A male high school graduate student who is preparing to enter the workforce after Oakton or...
Sponsors: Anne and Mead Montgomery Family Foundation. A male high...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Annette Dewett Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Mrs. Mickey Sider/Friends at Oakton. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Mrs. Mickey Sider/Friends at Oakton. Nursing student must be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Annette Dewett Nursing Scholarship II
Sponsor: Mrs. Mickey Sider/Friends at Oakton. Nursing student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Mrs. Mickey Sider/Friends at Oakton. Nursing student must be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Arthur A. Henrikson Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Henrikson Family. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA. Preference given to a first generation student who lives...
Sponsor: Henrikson Family. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Barbara H. Steffey and Sandra M. Weiss Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Barbara H. Steffey Family and friends. Student in the Gateway Nursing Program, must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA,...
Sponsor: Barbara H. Steffey Family and friends. Student in the Gateway...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Birdell Eck Provus Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Linda Provus McElroy. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, enrolled in the certified nursing assistant program....
Sponsor: Dr. Linda Provus McElroy. Must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Bob and Marge Whitman Technical Scholarship
Sponsor: Bob Whitman. Student studying either physics or electronics and must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Bob Whitman. Student studying either physics or electronics...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Bredemann Scion
Sponsor: Bredemann Toyota-Scion. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Bredemann Toyota-Scion. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Brian Heath Teper Scholarship
Sponsor: Victoria Oberman. Student who is recovering addict with one or more years of sobriety pursuing a degree in the Certified Alcohol and Drug...
Sponsor: Victoria Oberman. Student who is recovering addict with one or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Bryan Lee Coyle Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Coyle family, Stephen and Sarah Church. Student who is pursuing a degree in Automotive Technology must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
Sponsor: Coyle family, Stephen and Sarah Church. Student who is...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Buck and Ora O'Neil Scholarship
Sponsor: Friends of Oakton Athletics. Student athlete enrolled in at least 12 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Friends of Oakton Athletics. Student athlete enrolled in at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Butler Family Foundation Endowed Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Butler Family Foundation/Lynne B. Adams and Rhett W. Butler. Nursing student, must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Butler Family Foundation/Lynne B. Adams and Rhett W. Butler. ...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Butler Family Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Butler Family Foundation/Lynne B. Adams and Rhett W. Butler. Student enrolled in a health career program must be enrolled in at least 6...
Sponsor: Butler Family Foundation/Lynne B. Adams and Rhett W. Butler....
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Carolyn Parmer Scholarship
Sponsor: Carolyn Noonan Parmer. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Carolyn Noonan Parmer. Student must be enrolled in at least 6...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Charles D. & Betty J. Thayer Scholarship
Sponsor: Cheryl Thayer. Student planning on studying the Social Sciences and must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA. Must be a U.S....
Sponsor: Cheryl Thayer. Student planning on studying the Social Sciences...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Charlotte Victory and Mark Alan Fiorio Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Charlotte Victory. Non-traditional (older than 24) Nursing student with a 3.5 GPA.
Sponsor: Charlotte Victory. Non-traditional (older than 24) Nursing...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Chilton Family Scholarship
Sponsors: Joan Richards and the Chilton Family. Student planning on studying science, health, electronics, or personal and public service. ...
Sponsors: Joan Richards and the Chilton Family. Student planning on...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Christopher Jost Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: David and Pamela Jost and George Darrell. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA. Preference given to Eagle Scouts.
Sponsor: David and Pamela Jost and George Darrell. Student must be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Clifford D. and Genevieve L. Seidler Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Seidler family and Oakton Community College Educational Foundation. Student who is pursuing a degree in Engineering or Manufacturing. ...
Sponsor: Seidler family and Oakton Community College Educational...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Curtis & Phyllis Gripp Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Gripp Family and friends. Student who is pursuing a degree in Accounting or Business, must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Gripp Family and friends. Student who is pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies David A. Harvey Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: PMMI Media Group. Student enrolled in manufacturing technology must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA.
Sponsor: PMMI Media Group. Student enrolled in manufacturing technology...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies David S. Jakes Technology Scholarship
Sponsor: Joanne Masri. Student studying technology and must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Joanne Masri. Student studying technology and must be enrolled...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Constance Churchill Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Mr. Anthony Churchill. Female student who is pursuing a STEM degree. Needs to be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Mr. Anthony Churchill. Female student who is pursuing a STEM...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Gregory C. James Scholarship
Sponsor: Family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Gregory C. James. First generation college student who best exemplifies diversity, must be...
Sponsor: Family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Gregory C. James. First...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Kenny Jackson Williams Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Emory W. Williams. Minority student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Emory W. Williams. Minority student must be enrolled in at...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Lynn Dee Metz Scholarship
Sponsor: John R. Metz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA, single mother who is focused on a career.
Sponsor: John R. Metz. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Margaret B. Lee Endowed Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Margaret B. Lee’s family and friends. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA, financial constraints considered.
Sponsor: Dr. Margaret B. Lee’s family and friends. Student must be...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Mark Walter Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton employees and friends. Student pursuing a degree in science. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA,...
Sponsor: Oakton employees and friends. Student pursuing a degree in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Robert Frank Behavioral & Social Science Department Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Frank/Behavioral & Social Science Department. Student pursuing a degree in Behavioral & Social Sciences (Anthropology, Psychology,...
Sponsor: Dr. Frank/Behavioral & Social Science Department. Student...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Dr. Rolf Weil Scholarship
Sponsor: Gerald Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates. Student must be studying either Education (not early childhood education) or Business. Must be...
Sponsor: Gerald Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates. Student must be studying...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Drummer Family Scholarship
Sponsor: Michael and Carlee Drummer. Student enrolled in at least 12 credit hours with a major in English or Fine Arts, 3.0 GPA, financial...
Sponsor: Michael and Carlee Drummer. Student enrolled in at least 12...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Emory W. Williams Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ms. Gerri Sizemore. African-American graduate of Evanston Township High School who is enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Ms. Gerri Sizemore. African-American graduate of Evanston...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Estelle Ellison Gold Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Ellison Family. Student who is pursuing a degree in Accounting or Business must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA,...
Sponsor: Ellison Family. Student who is pursuing a degree in Accounting...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Eugene & Marcy Abrams Scholarship
Sponsor: Abrams family, friends, and colleagues. Student pursuing a degree in Social Science, Psychology or Music, must be enrolled in at least 6...
Sponsor: Abrams family, friends, and colleagues. Student pursuing a...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Eugene and Phyllis Goldman Environmental Sustainability Scholarship
Sponsor: Eugene and Phyllis Goldman. Student studying Environmental Studies; must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Eugene and Phyllis Goldman. Student studying Environmental...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Excellence Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or continuing student who has made, or shows promise of making, a significant...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Excellence Scholarship (International)
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or continuing international student who resides in Oakton’s district who has made, or...
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Board of Trustees. Entering or...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Faculty Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Faculty. Student must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 2.5 GPA.
Sponsor: Oakton Community College Faculty. Student must be enrolled in...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies
varies Fisher Family Psychology Scholarship
Sponsor: Donald and June Fisher. Student planning for an advanced degree in psychology must be enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, 3.0 GPA.
Sponsor: Donald and June Fisher. Student planning for an advanced...
  • Deadline:
  • Award: varies